Highlights of Mexico

Resort: Highlights of Mexico
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Caribbean and Central America
Price From: £2795.00

Overview

Discover the legacy of the Aztec, Mayan and
Spanish empires on this outstanding tour
of Mexicos finest sites. Explore magnificent
pyramids and temples, colourful colonial
cities with their indigenous influences, and
the natural beauty of valleys, canyons,
waterfalls and tropical rainforests.

Itinerary

Days 1: Fly to Mexico City

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Mexico City with British Airways. Transfer to the Galeria Plaza Hotel for 3 nights. (N)

Day 2: Mexico City

Full-day city tour, including the Zcalo (main plaza), the murals of Diego Rivera, the National Cathedral and the Anthropological Museum. (B, L)

Day 3: Teotihuacn

Morning visit to the historic Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Continue to the pyramids of Teotihuacn, dating back 2,000 years. (B, L)

Day 4: Fly to Oaxaca

Fly to Oaxaca, a beautiful colonial city, and take an afternoon tour. Stay 2 nights at the Parador San Miguel. (B)

Day 5: Monte Albn

Morning visit to the impressive ancient Zapotec capital of Monte Albn. Afternoon at leisure or optional visit to the ruins of Mitla. (B)

Days 6-7: Fly to Tuxtla Gutierrez, via Mexico City San Cristbal de las Casas

Fly to Tuxtla Gutierrez, via Mexico City. Take a
boat along the Grijalva river to the Sumidero
Canyon. Continue to San Cristbal de las Casas
for 2 nights at the Hotel Diego de Mazariegos.
The next morning, tour this town and nearby
indigenous villages. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 8: Agua Azul waterfalls Palenque

Drive from the cool highlands to the tropical
lowlands and Palenque, via the waterfalls of
Agua Azul. Stay 1 night at the Chan Kah Resort.
(B, L)

Day 9: Palenque Campeche

Morning tour of Palenque, one of the greatest
Mayan sites. Afternoon drive to Campeche via
the scenic Sabuncuy coast (5 hours). Overnight
at the Hotel Plaza Campeche. (B, L)

Day 10: Kabah Uxmal Mrida

In the morning, drive to the Palace of Masks
at Kabah and then head to Uxmal for a tour of
the Mayan ceremonial centre. In the afternoon
continue to Mrida and stay at the Casa del
Balam for 2 nights. (B, L)

Day 11: Mrida

Morning walking tour of the city. (B)

Day 12: Chichn Itz

Transfer to Chichn Itz and tour the ancient
Mayan city. Overnight at Hacienda Chichen. (B)

Days 13-14: Fly to London

Transfer to Cancun for a direct overnight flight to London with British Airways. (B) (N)

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